Today's News

  • Local minister offers Bible-based view of alcohol

    By Michael Galloway

    It was a normal church event for those involved. In my work, I have taken many a group of youth on a trip just like it. The youth group had decided to take a trip to King’s Island and had taken a bus.

    I can imagine the group having loads of fun at the amusement park until it was time to come home. The kids on the bus were probably tired, maybe a little cranky; after all it was 11 p.m.

  • Pat Cromartie, a mom with more cowbell


    When cowbells ring over the stadium at a Central Hardin High School football game, it means Pat Cromartie, a.k.a. No. 5’s mom, is in attendance.

    She sits at the 50-yard line to watch all the plays with other parents. And when the team does well, their section of the stands becomes a sea of high-fives and, of course, more cowbell.

  • E'town to focus more on parking enforcement

    Elizabethtown is considering more stringent enforcement of its parking ordinance stronger and may start towing vehicles with unpaid fines.

    The issue was brought to the attention of Elizabethtown City Council on Monday because a large number of unpaid tickets are outstanding. City Attorney D. Dee Shaw said letters sent to offenders largely have been ignored.

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  • 23-year-old dies in wreck

    Landmark News Service

    A Buffalo resident died early Monday as a result of injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash in Hart County.

    Joshua Wyatt Gibson, 23, was driving a 2004 Pontiac GTO on U.S. 31E near Hammonsville School Road just after 7 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, according to Kentucky State Trooper Joel Huff.

  • State representative nabs national award

    State Rep. Jimmie Lee has garnered another national honor.

    The Elizabethtown Democrat was awarded the Sen. John Heinz Memorial Award from the National Adult Day Services Association during its annual conference in Milwaukee, Wis. Lee received the award for his support of the adult day care industry.

    The NADSA solicits nominations from across the country each year for its awards. Lee was nominated by Active Day, a national adult day care provider with 19 facilities in Kentucky, including a location on Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown. 

  • Hardin County Democratic Women has September meeting

  • VFW Auxiliary presents donations
  • THE ROAD TO WAR: Introduction

    “The Road to War” is a series chronicling 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command’s training and preparation for its first deployment to Afghanistan. They depart in March.
    In addition to logistical and operations support, the 3rd ESC is tasked with retrograding and recovering equipment for transport as well as recovering thousands of troops deployed as part of a 2010 surge.

  • Desires and dreams could use some money

    Charitable foundations can and do perform philanthropic acts that benefit the community as a whole. Lately, we've been hearing about the potential of foundations to spur community development in areas ranging from education to economics.

    The North Central Education Foundation, best known because it fueled the establishment of what has become Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, has been involved in everything from high-minded research to providing property for bricks and mortar projects such as the Hardin County Public Library's main branch.